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ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism


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In 2014, in response to long-standing member interest, ASH initiated an effort to develop evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for hematology that meet the highest standards of development, rigor and trustworthiness. Development of these guidelines, including systematic evidence review, was supported by the McMaster University GRADE Centre, a world leader in guideline development. With their partnership, ASH brought together ten panels of more than 100 thrombosis experts to review evidence and formulate more than 200 recommendations on venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Learn more about the development process behind the VTE guidelines.

VTE Guideline Development


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Understanding Blood Clots


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VTE Clinical Practice Guidelines Snapshot

VTE Guidelines: What You Should Know
 

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Signs of VTE


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Guideline Implementation Tools and Resources 

ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines App

The ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines App provides easy access to every recommendation from all guidelines published by ASH, including rationale for each recommendation, benefits and harms associated with each recommended course of action, and links to the complete evidence-to-decision tables used to develop the recommendations. This app is also available via web interface.

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ASH Pocket Guides App

The ASH Pocket Guides App includes all of ASH’s pocket guides, including the 2018 pocket guide on the Diagnosis and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). In addition to the pocket guides, the app contains tools and calculators to aid in clinical decision making, including a 4Ts calculator (updated based on the 2018 guidelines). This app is also available via web interface.

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Pocket Guide

Printed versions of pocket guides are available for order on the ASH website, and at ASH meetings throughout the year. The following pocket guides are based on the ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of VTE:

Slide Sets

Help your colleagues diagnose, manage, and treat VTE with teaching slides designed for easy dissemination. Slide sets are available for the following ASH guidelines:

Podcasts

Listen to the podcasts below to learn more about ASH's VTE guidelines.

Adaptation of VTE Guidelines for Latin America

ASH partnered with 12 societies to adapt the ASH VTE Clinical Practice Guidelines for Latin America. The panel selected questions from the original ASH VTE guidelines that are clinically significant in Latin America and reviewed the evidence to form recommendations.

Available Guidelines

Endorsements

One or more of the available ASH VTE guidelines have been endorsed by the following organizations:

Coming Soon

  • Thrombophilia

Coming Soon

  • Thrombophilia
  • Adaptation of ASH Prophylaxis of VTE Guidelines for Latin

Learn more about the guideline development process

user guide to Guidelines 

Learn how patients, clinicians, policymakers, researchers, and others may interpret and apply guideline information.

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